Tyler Wolf, Designer in Stockholm, Sweden

Tyler Wolf


Stockholm, Sweden
Toptal Member Since
July 15, 2015

For the past seven years, Tyler has worked as a veteran digital product professional spanning user experience design, data visualization design, and front-end development. He was a user experience designer at E*Trade and spent two years running product development at a blockchain startup. His work can be seen in publications by The Brookings Institution. He was awarded a patent for one of his interface designs. Tyler is a great communicator.

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Work Experience

2018 - PRESENT

Data Visualization Designer

The Brookings Institution
  • Designed and implemented interactive data visualizations for Brookings Institution's online content.
  • Implemented charts with full-browser compatibility using D3.js. These charts are published to a global audience on a well-known platform.
  • Worked closely with experienced economic researchers to convert their visions into live visualizations.
Technologies: Sketch, D3.js
2018 - 2018

UX Designer

Sentinel Labs
  • Redesigned the information architecture and UI design of the Sentinel Labs commercial real estate platform.
  • Incorporated user feedback on the previous platform design to pare down extraneous functionality.
  • Redesigned UI, optimizing for a smooth UX and promoting most-used platform functionality.
  • Designed data visualizations to provide key insights about user data.
  • Designed a dashboard to provide actionable content for users on first login.
Technologies: HTML, CSS, AngularJS, Sketch
2017 - 2018

Data Visualization Designer

Sun Genomics
  • Designed an engaging visualization for Sun Genomics' customer reports.
  • Created an interactive visualization design to illustrate customer biome data.
  • Built a hybrid visualization to animate deterministically placed visual marks based on user input.
  • Designed an interface where users could explore a series of test results through a table/interactive chart UI.
Technologies: Sketch, D3.js
2017 - 2018

UX/Data Visualization Designer

Yewno, Inc.
  • Designed the core UI of the Yewno financial platform (an AI research platform for investors).
  • Designed the data visualizations which were focused on simplifying the complex web of information surrounding investment research topics and illustrating the nature of their connections.
  • Created visualizations of portfolio investment structures aimed at surfacing key insights into portfolio performance.
  • Centered the designs around the user experience which converted information into knowledge for users, enabling them to explore their acquired knowledge in a natural, intuitive way.
Technologies: Sketch, D3.js
2015 - 2017

Director of Product Development

SolidX Partners
  • Designed a proof-of-concept blockchain app for embedding document proofs on the Bitcoin blockchain.
  • Coordinated a rebrand to coincide with the release of a blockchain-based cybersecurity platform.
  • Translated product requirements from stakeholders into functional designs and prototypes for the development team to build.
  • Managed the development team when deliverin the initial release of a flagship blockchain-based identity product.
  • Coordinated the initial release protocol and KPIs for the initial product release.
Technologies: JavaScript, InVision, Sketch, Ethereum, Bitcoin, Blockchain
2015 - 2015

User Experience Architect

E*Trade Financial
  • Designed the landing page updates for E*Trade's online brokerage platform.
  • Redesigned the trading UI that accommodates the stock-and-option trading along with various trading strategies.
  • Rearchitected the trading platform news section based on the information architecture and usage analytics.
  • Oversaw web accessibility and ensured that the new digital designs were ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliant.
Technologies: InVision, Adobe Illustrator, Axure RP Pro, Sketch
2012 - 2015

User Experience Designer

Novus Partners
  • Worked, initially, as a front-end developer then shifted to a product/user experience designer.
  • Made incremental design improvements to the UI of the financial analytics platform.
  • Surveyed employees at hedge funds and allocators to understand product needs and used usage analytics to identify effective feature improvements.
  • Designed and maintained data visualizations across the platform.
  • Incorporated UX processes that were compatible with the company's previously implemented Agile software development processes.
Technologies: D3.js, JavaScript, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, InVision, Sketch


2007 - 2009

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering

University of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA, USA

2005 - 2007

Completed Credits in Electrical Engineering

Trinity College - Hartford, CT, USA